Strategic Grant Seeking and Writing Masterclass workshop (5hrs Takapuna)

Writing a Winning Grant Application & Funding Proposal Workshop: During this practical, hands-on fund & grant seeking writing workshop, participants will learn how to develop a compelling, competitive proposal and grant application that stands out.

Venue: Channel View Lounge (Floor 1) Mary Thomas Centre, 3 Gibbons Road, Takapuna

Signing in and morning tea from 9.00am

Session starts: 9.30am – 2.45pm (with lunch break)

Special discounted price offered for early registration: $45.00 if registered prior to April 28. Regular fee of $60 .00 after April 28.

Whether you’re new to grant writing, or you’ve applied for grants in the past, this masterclass will help you gain a better understanding of the grants process and what it takes to be successful in the grant seeking space.

In this workshop we will cover:

  • Overview of current grants environment in NZ -
  • What you must be aware of before you kick off your grant application/funding proposal
  • What kinds of grant options there are for your organisation & where to find grants to apply for in a  Covid recovery environment.
  • Funders expectations
  • How to structure and write a winning funding proposal
  • How to write a winning grant application - working through the most common grant application questions

This session ideal for  Managers, Trustees and Fundraisers  from grassroots and community based not for profit organisations who want to learn more about the Grant Funding environment and practical strategies to increase your funding success.

Presenter: Therese Lanigan Behrent

Therese Bio

Therese has varied experience supporting community groups, social enterprises and values driven organisations with training, strategic advice and practical hands on help as an Independent Funding and Marketing Consultant. She supports organisations to further their mission’s through establishing robust planning frameworks, powerful storytelling and strategic funding support.

Therese’s experience in the sector as a funder (Vodafone Foundation, Lottery Community Auckland and Auckland Council), Grants Strategist, Senior Marketer and Sponsorship Manager (for ASB, Vodafone & Jucy), has given her invaluable knowledge of the funding landscape and options for NFPs. In a voluntary capacity, Therese enjoys coaching not-for-profit organisations with their crowdfunding endeavours through her work with The Funding Network. 

What is Five Good Ideas Programme?

Five Good Ideas is designed to assist your organisation in building capability, developing and strengthening leadership, and supporting you and your team to be adaptive and resilient in a changing environment. ANCAD brings in qualified consultants to mentor your Managers, CEOs and Governance Board/Committee members in various aspects of capability building from good governance, leadership, fundraising and marketing,
to financial management and strategic planning.


May 5th, 2021 9:00 AM
Mary Thomas Centre
3 Gibbons Road
Takapuna, AUK
New Zealand
Phone: 021 0798 758
Phone: 09 486 4820
Event Fee(s)
Workshop 2021 $ 60.00